Equity specialist Bethan has over 12 years’ venture capital
experience and is the Deputy Fund Manager of the new investments
team. She joined Finance Wales in 2001 and has a breadth of
experience in all aspects of investment, deal structuring and
portfolio management including exits.
Initially focusing on the technology, media and business
services sectors, Bethan then specialised in the media sector as
Fund Manager of the Wales Creative IP Fund in 2005-2011. Managing
this sector-focused project financing equity fund, she leveraged an
additional £40 million investment to the Welsh media sector. She
subsequently spent 3 years working with FW’s high growth equity
portfolio team working with MBI and development capital deals in
manufacturing, food and software sectors.
Bethan moved to Finance Wales’ new investment team in 2014 where
she works a with broad range of SMEs structuring debt, mezzanine
and equity investments, with a focus on larger more complex
investments. Bethan has specialised in development capital growth
deals, working with companies through buy and build strategies and
integration plays. She also manages Finance Wales' network of NEDs.
A law graduate and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants, Bethan trained at PwC.